Open Position: Senior Officer: Project Development and Coordination

The EPFL Laboratory of Intelligent Systems (Prof. Dario Floreano, invites applications for senior project development and coordination. The position consists in preparing national and international project proposals in the field of intelligent robotics and liaising with European project partners for the development of a European strategic science and technology roadmap and a European technology transfer plan for future robot companions. This activity will be conducted in coordination with the Swiss National Center of Competence in Robotics ( should have previous exposure to the field of intelligent robotics and demonstrated experience in writing proposals and/or white papers; activity reporting and public dissemination; organisation, planning, and control of local and international research teams; liaison with international partners, funding agencies and companies. Fluent written and spoken English is mandatory. If desired, it is possible to stay involved in the laboratory research activities in bio-inspired robotics.

The position entails an attractive salary commensurate to experience. It is available from March 2017 for a duration of 3 years. Candidates should send an email to with a CV, cover letter, contact of two references, and examples of previous experience in the job areas. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Posted on: February 9, 2017